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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Oral Health

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,873 10,059 67.5 66.6-68.5 1,605 10.9 10.3-11.6 1,067 7.4 6.9- 8.0 1,993 12.9 12.2-13.6 149 1.2 1.0- 1.5
-Davidson County 378 242 64.4 58.5-69.9 51 14.3 10.6-19.0 23 6.6 4.1-10.4 59 14.1 10.7-18.4 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
GENDER
Male 146 84 58.9 49.4-67.9 22 17.1 11.1-25.4 10 8.1 4.3-14.9 28 14.8 9.9-21.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2
Female 232 158 69.8 62.7-76.1 29 11.5 7.8-16.6 13 5.1 2.5-10.0 31 13.4 9.2-19.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
RACE
White 333 218 66.2 59.9-71.9 42 13.2 9.5-18.2 19 6.1 3.7-10.1 52 14.0 10.5-18.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Other 45 24 52.1 35.8-68.0 9 21.3 10.8-37.7 4 9.7 2.8-28.5 7 14.5 6.5-29.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.3
AGE
18-44 144 96 67.5 57.9-75.8 23 16.9 10.9-25.3 10 7.8 3.8-15.2 14 7.2 4.0-12.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
45+ 230 143 61.5 53.9-68.6 28 12.3 8.2-18.2 12 5.5 2.9-10.3 45 20.0 14.8-26.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 124 55.6 47.7-63.3 36 16.6 11.6-23.2 18 8.8 5.1-14.6 48 18.3 13.5-24.3 2 0.7 0.1- 3.0
Some College + 150 118 78.6 70.1-85.2 15 10.5 6.0-17.5 5 3.1 1.2- 7.5 11 7.3 3.7-13.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 108 57.2 48.2-65.8 28 17.0 11.3-24.8 15 8.2 4.6-14.2 33 16.5 11.4-23.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5
$50,000+ 86 76 88.6 79.1-94.1 5 6.5 2.6-15.7 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 4 3.7 1.3-10.0 0 0.0 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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